Levy Park Reopens!

After nearly 15 years of gradual renovation, the Upper Kirby park reopened to a crowd of Houstonians from across the city.

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Levy Park

City Expands Investment in Renewable Energy

"The City of Houston has a loud and proud history of commitment to renewable energy” - Mayor Sylvester Turner.

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Solar

Houston Receives $1 Million for Spaceport

Plans include attracting additional aerospace and aviation companies to advance Houston’s position as a leader in the aerospace industry.

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Spaceport

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Feb. 26, 2017Houston Chronicle

Levy Park reopens to crowds after $15 million reconstruction

At the center of inner-city Houston, Levy Park’s new appeal can be seen for miles.

After nearly 15 years of gradual renovation, the Upper Kirby park reopened Saturday to a sizable crowd of Houstonians flocking from several corners of the city. Continue Reading »

Feb. 24, 2017Council Member Ellen Cohen

Annual District C CIP Meeting

Mayor Pro Tem Cohen hosted the annual District C Capital Improvement Plan Meeting, during which the Public Works and Engineering Department and others presented upcoming infrastructure upgrades that will improve District C over the next five years. Continue Reading »

Feb. 24, 2017Council Member Ellen Cohen

Quality of Life Committee Materials Available Online

Chair Cohen convened a meeting of the Council Committee on Quality of Life. The Houston Public Library shared updates on planned improvements to the Central Downtown Library Plaza and a proposal to rename it as the ‘Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza.’ Continue Reading »

Feb. 22, 2017City of Houston

City of Houston Expands Investment in Renewable Energy

Reaffirming Houston’s commitment to renewable energy, reducing emissions, and saving taxpayer money, Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council today agreed to purchase an additional 20 megawatts (MW) – for a total of 50 MW of solar power.  This increase expands the 20-year solar power purchase agreement (PPA) the City entered into in 2015 with Hecate (now SolaireHolman) and will supply 10.5% percent of the City’s electricity needs with solar power. Continue Reading »